Ellsbury released by Yankees, who owe $26 million

The Yankees have given up on Jacoby Ellsbury, cutting the oft-injured outfielder with more than $26 million left in his $153 million, seven-year contract

Former NBA executive wants to bring MLB to Orlando

The man who helped bring an NBA team to Orlando, Florida, now wants to bring a Major League Baseball team to the theme park mecca

Thompson scores 21 in 113-100 win over Wizards

Tristan Thompson had 21 points and 12 rebounds, Kevin Love added 16 points and 12 boards, and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Washington Wizards 113-100 to end a three-game skid

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Shark crosses Pacific: Parra joins Yomiuri Giants

Gerardo Parra is taking his “Baby Shark” walkup song to Japan, agreeing to a $2 million, one-year contract with the Central League champion Yomiuri Giants

AP source: Pirates agree to hire Ben Cherington…

The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to hire Ben Cherington as their general manager, a person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press

Angels’ Trout overcomes injury, tragedy to win…

Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout has overcome injury and tragedy to win his third AL MVP award

Odorizzi, Abreu accept $17.8M offers to stay with…

Pitcher Jake Odorizzi accepted a $17.8 million qualifying offer to stay with the Minnesota Twins and first baseman José Abreu took the same amount to remain with the Chicago White Sox as general managers headed home following their four-day annual meeting

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Astros sign stealing charges latest to tarnish…

Fresh off a bitter Game 7 loss in their bid for another title, and tarnished by an executive’s clubhouse rant at female reporters and the failed attempt to smear the journalist who wrote about it, the Houston Astros are now embroiled in a new scandal

Kapler says he didn’t do enough for alleged…

New San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler says he should have sought the guidance of experts four years ago when dealing with a 17-year-old girl who contacted him about an assault reportedly witnessed by Los Angeles Dodgers minor leaguers

Rancher Who Murdered Fiancee Learns His Fate

A Colorado rancher who beat his fiancee to death with a baseball bat while their 1-year-old daughter was nearby was found guilty of murder Monday and will never spend another day as a free man. A judge sentenced Patrick Frazee to life in prison without the possibility of parole plus...

Astros’ Verlander, Mets’ deGrom win 2nd Cy Young…

Astros’ Justin Verlander holds off teammate Gerrit Cole for AL Cy Young Award; Mets’ Jacob deGrom wins second straight in NL

Twins Prospect, 23, Found Dead in Hotel Room

A 23-year-old Minnesota Twins prospect was found dead Sunday in his New Zealand hotel room, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reports. Ryan Costello had just joined the Auckland Tuatara, a member of the Australian Baseball League, days before his death. A press release from the team says that "preliminary indications suggest he...

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Giants hire Gabe Kapler as manager to replace…

Gabe Kapler has been hired as manager of the San Francisco Giants, a month after being fired from the same job by the Philadelphia Phillies

42 Minor League Baseball Teams Could Be…

42 Minor League Baseball Teams Could Be Eliminated By MLB. Major League Baseball's wild proposal was first reported by 'The New York Times.'. The proposal would cut the number of minor league jobs by roughly 25 percent. The idea comes amidst pressure to increase the pay and improve the conditions of players. More than 40 million fans attended minor league games for the 15th straight season in 2019. There was a 2.6% increase in attendance compared to 2018. If all 42 minor league teams were cut, many fans would lose their access to professional baseball. Some local fans are more than a 12-hour drive to the nearest MLB city. The minor leagues are the only logical way for these fans to connect to the sport

Shildt wins NL Manager of the Year days after mom…

Mike Shildt of the St. Louis Cardinals has been voted NL Manager of the Year days after his mom's death